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Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and other graphic arts material.

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1,993
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Topics & Subjects
560
Conduct of life
184
Children's stories
131
Children -- Conduct of life
109
Christian life
92
Children's poetry
57
Birds
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Collection
1,993
American Libraries
1,993
California Digital Library
1,993
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
1,871
Children's Library
147
Renee_Moody Favorites
91
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
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Creator
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abbott, jacob, 1803-1879
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hughs, mrs. (mary)
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leonardo, da vinci, 1452-1519
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day, thomas, 1748-1789
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johnson, r. (richard), 1733 or 4-1793
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goodrich, samuel g. (samuel griswold), 1793-1860
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English
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French
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Italian
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German
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Dutch
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Spanish
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California Digital Library
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Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
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Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
texts
eye 476,621
favorite 119
comment 6
Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
texts
eye 60,276
favorite 76
comment 2
Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
texts
eye 43,460
favorite 51
comment 11
Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 11 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
texts
eye 27,926
favorite 31
comment 2
Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
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Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
texts
eye 26,031
favorite 13
comment 0
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
texts
eye 17,438
favorite 40
comment 3
Orange cloth over boards blocked in black, green and red
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Topic: Slavery -- United States
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
texts
eye 17,355
favorite 22
comment 2
Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
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Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Lawson, Lizzie; Mack, Robert Ellice
texts
eye 16,399
favorite 49
comment 5
Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886
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Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rejón de Silva, Diego Antonio, 1740-1796; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Spanish
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eye 15,396
favorite 2
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"Vida de Leon Bautista Alberti, por Rafael du Fresne": p. 183-196
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
texts
eye 12,757
favorite 4
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
texts
eye 12,497
favorite 28
comment 1
Publisher's tan printed wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
texts
eye 12,088
favorite 30
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
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Topics: Giants, Giants
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810; Brown, John William
texts
eye 11,284
favorite 4
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"The life of Leonardo da Vinci": p. [xiii]-lxxxviii
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
texts
eye 11,175
favorite 5
comment 0
Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Chickens
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California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
texts
eye 10,219
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comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
texts
eye 9,451
favorite 19
comment 0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
texts
eye 9,151
favorite 4
comment 0
Buff printed wrappers
Topic: Children's poetry
Orange stiff wrappers, with an engraved title label pasted on upper wrapper. Inscription: Joanna E. Dana ... Dedham, Massachusetts, 1828. Ex libris Marjorie Moon. Ex libris W.M. Stone. Purchase, Justin Schiller, 1997
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California Digital Library
by Isle, June
texts
eye 8,718
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comment 4
Brown cloth over boards, blocked in blind and black
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Topics: Christmas stories, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894; Bayes, Alfred Walter, 1832-1909; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
texts
eye 8,579
favorite 24
comment 1
Osborne Coll.
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Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
texts
eye 7,877
favorite 9
comment 0
Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
texts
eye 7,436
favorite 4
comment 0
Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
California Digital Library
by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878
texts
eye 7,269
favorite 0
comment 0
Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed green paper over boards, printed in black and green; illustrated upper board; publisher's advertisement on lower board; edges sprinkled in red
Topic: Horses
California Digital Library
texts
eye 7,160
favorite 3
comment 0
Publisher's chromolithographed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Love, Values
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
by Kronheim, Joseph Martin, 1810-1896
texts
eye 7,080
favorite 3
comment 0
Publisher's printed lavender wrappers; upper wrapper printed in red, blue, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
California Digital Library
texts
eye 6,651
favorite 29
comment 0
Stewart, C.D. Taylors of Ongar
Topic: America -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901- interviewee; Nunis, Doyce Blackman, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
texts
eye 6,645
favorite 0
comment 0
Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-, Democratic Party (Calif.), United States. Congress. House. Committee...
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, interviewee; Craver, Earlene, interviewer; Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
texts
eye 6,607
favorite 1
comment 0
Transcript of a 15.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program and the Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies
Topics: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August),...
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
texts
eye 6,585
favorite 17
comment 0
Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Building, Ice and snow
California Digital Library
by Clifford, W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Campbell, Edith
texts
eye 6,324
favorite 4
comment 0
Publisher's blue illustrated cloth blocked in black and gold. Purchase, Robert Temple. Gift of the Friends of CBC
Topics: Children's stories, English, Children's poetry, English
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
texts
eye 6,274
favorite 5
comment 0
No. 16 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Folklore -- Japan
Special Collections copy 1: Blue illustrated wrappers
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Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
texts
eye 6,089
favorite 12
comment 0
Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
texts
eye 5,926
favorite 3
comment 0
Unable to feed his seven sons, a poor woodcutter decides to leave them in the forest to die but Hop o' my Thumb, the youngest and smallest, finds a way to rescue his brothers, defeat an ogre, and gain a fortune
Topics: Filicide, Giants
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
texts
eye 5,580
favorite 3
comment 0
Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,556
favorite 3
comment 0
Spec. Coll. copy lacking p. 1-2. Unbound
Topic: Cats
Spec. Coll. c. 1: Illustrations are hand-colored. Quarter green sheep; grey paper over boards. Inscription on paste-down endpaper: Charles John Buckdale. Given him by his mother - May 30th, 1826
Topics: Conduct of life, Moral education
Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,131
favorite 4
comment 0
Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black, red and green; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Swine, Conduct of life
California Digital Library
texts
eye 5,130
favorite 14
comment 1
NUC pre-1956
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Topic: Children's poetry
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
texts
eye 5,034
favorite 14
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"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Topics: Children's stories, Conduct of life
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
19 additional p. of plates included in pagination
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Rare books
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,772
favorite 13
comment 0
Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
Topic: Children's poetry
Moon, M. Tabart
Topic: Fairy tales
Contemporary green printed wrappers
Topic: Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,308
favorite 30
comment 0
Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
Hand-colored frontispiece
Topics: Picture books for children, Conduct of life, Children's stories, Maxims
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Corita, 1918-1986; Galm, Bernard; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
texts
eye 4,195
favorite 2
comment 0
Transcript of a four-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Corita, 1918-1986, Immaculate Heart College (Los Angeles, Calif.), Serigraphers, Women artists,...
California Digital Library
by De Morgan, Mary; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909
texts
eye 4,167
favorite 8
comment 0
The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde -- The wanderings of Arasmon -- The heart of Princess Joan -- The pedlar's pack -- The bread of discontent -- The three clever kings -- The wise princess
Topic: Conduct of life
Yellow printed wrappers
Topics: Animals -- Religious aspects Christianity, Butterflies, Humane education, Natural history
California Digital Library
texts
eye 4,099
favorite 2
comment 0
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
Topic: Young women -- Conduct of life
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
texts
eye 4,001
favorite 6
comment 0
Publisher's violet sand-grain cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Original wrappers wanting? Half mottled calf and marbled paper over boards; watermark on second flyleaf: 1913
Topics: Penmanship, Children -- Writing
Publisher's brown cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind. Flyleaf inscribed in pencil; dated Jan. 1st, 1862
California Digital Library
by Chatelain, Clara de, 1807-1876
texts
eye 3,779
favorite 2
comment 0
Publisher's tan printed wrappers. Gift of Daniel Hirsch, 1997
Topic: Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
texts
eye 3,686
favorite 11
comment 0
Rust colored cloth over boards blocked in gold and black
Topics: Fairy tales, Legends
Tree calf over boards with printed red labels on spines
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
by Victor, Metta Victoria Fuller, 1831-1885; Botstiber, Hugo; Osswald, Eugen
texts
eye 3,654
favorite 4
comment 0
Blue cloth over boards; green paper onlays, printed in blue, on upper and lower boards and spine; vignettes on upper and lower boards; green edges
Topics: Diary fiction, Conduct of life
Imperfect copy: p. 45-46 wanting
Topic: Girls -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
texts
eye 3,642
favorite 4
comment 0
Wrappers wanting
Topic: Animals
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Armstrong, Margaret, 1867-1944, University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special...
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Feuchtwanger, Marta, interviewee; Weschler, Lawrence, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
texts
eye 3,597
favorite 0
comment 0
Transcript of a 50-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Feuchtwanger, Marta, Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958, Bauhaus, Refugees, Jewish, Jews, World War,...
California Digital Library
texts
eye 3,577
favorite 4
comment 0
Evans
Topics: Children, Children -- Death Religious aspects Christianity, Christian biography, Christian life
California Digital Library
texts
eye 3,510
favorite 0
comment 0
Special Collections copy 1 = Green cloth over boards blocked in black, gold, and blind. Ex libris C.K. Odgen. Inscription in ink, dated Christmas 1877, on verso of frontispiece
Topics: Horses, Horses -- Legends and stories
Dutch floral paper over boards. In quarter green and gray linen case
Topics: Conduct of life, Education
California Digital Library
texts
eye 3,492
favorite 6
comment 0
Publisher's color illustrated wrappers
Topics: Animal welfare, Dogs, Kindness
Publisher's printed tan stiff wrappers; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Arabs, Tales -- Arab countries, Fairy tales -- Arab countries
Shaw & Shoemaker